Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the United States and its territories. SBDCs help entrepreneurs realize the dream of business ownership and help existing businesses remain competitive in a complex, ever-changing global marketplace. SBDCs are hosted by leading universities and state economic development agencies, and funded in [...]
In 1968, Tom and Kate Chappell launched the Tom’s of Maine company. They had moved to rural Maine in search of a quieter and simpler lifestyle. When they couldn’t find deodorant and toothpaste that was natural enough for their tastes, they got a loan for $5000 and started their small business.
“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” ~Demosthenes (384 – 322 BC) -Greek Statesman, Orator
Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc. – a non-profit 501c3 announced today its online Business Apprenticeship Professional Institute or BAPI which provides youth ages 7-17 and working adults with a tuition-free business degree. Classes begin in August. The youth or adults can enroll in an afterschool program and can earn their degree while still in high school [...]